cardiotocography


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cardiotocography

 [kahr″de-o-to-kog´rah-fe]
the monitoring of the fetal heart rate and uterine contractions, as during delivery.

cardiotocography

(kar'dē-ō-tō-kog'ră-fē),
Fetal heart monitoring during labor.
[cardio- + G. tokos, childbirth, + -graphy]

car·di·o·to·cog·ra·phy

(CTG) (kahr'de-ō-tŏ-kog'ră-fē)
Method of monitoring and recording fetal heart rate and uterine contractions during pregnancy and labor, allowing for assessment of fetal response and well-being.
[cardio- + G. tokos, childbirth, + -graphy]

cardiotocography

A method of producing a composite recording of the fetal heart rate and the activity of the womb during late pregnancy and labour, by means of a microphone applied to the mother's abdominal wall or by picking up the fetal ELECTROCARDIOGRAPH.
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Tenders are invited for proposal for purchase of accessories for cardiotocography
Keeley was hooked up to a cardiotocography (CTG) machine and felt calmer when she heard the thump of the baby's heart.
Consultant obstetrician Dr Pina Amin suggested training given to staff in reading the cardiotocography (CTG) monitoring machine was "not fit for purpose".
Cardiotocography for non-stress testing was unavailable; hence, the decision for the procedure was purely clinical.
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As per the second agreement two cardiotocography devices will be bought for Ibri Hospital at a cost of over RO14,200.
cardiotocography (CTG) devices for Ibri Hospital at more than RO
Major KMC hospitals including Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, Spencer Eye Hospital, Landhi Medical Complex, Karachi Institute of Heart Diseases, Sobhraj Maternity Hospital, Cardiac Emergency Shah Faisal, Primary Healthcare Centre Lyari and other health facilities would be equipped with new ECG machines, air conditioners, syringe pump, incubators, ultrasounds, eye examination equipment, ventilators, oxygen cylinders, Cardiotocography (CTG), ETT machines, refrigerators and other instruments.
If identified, it is ideal to deliver in a unit that can provide continuous intrapartum fetal monitoring with cardiotocography.
The second case was of a baby born to a primigravida mother at term via emergency Caesarean section due to non-reactive cardiotocography of the baby.
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